Two weekend shootings, one man wounded
A 21-year-man was wounded in one of two weekend shootings being investigated by the Portland Police Bureau's Gang Enforcement Team.
The name and condition of the victim was not immediately released, although he is expected to survive.
Police say no information was immediately available to indicate the two shooting are related.
According to police, 12:29 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 17, East Precinct officers responded to the report of gunfire at Southeast 171st Avenue and Division Street. The caller reported seeing someone down in the street and several people running away from the scene.
Officers and medical personnel arrived and located the victim suffering from a gunshot wound. He was transported to a Portland hospital for treatment.
Based on information learned at the scene, the Gang Enforcement Team (GET) responded to conduct the investigation.
Before that, at 11:35 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 17,
East Precinct officers responded to the report of gunfire in the 11200 block of Northeast Knott Street.
Officers arrived in the area and located one vehicle damaged by gunfire. Officers contacted people attending a party near the damaged vehicle and learned that nobody was injured. Officers also learned of a second vehicle damaged by gunfire that had been driven to a different location.
Based on information learned at the scene, GET responded to conduct an investigation.